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Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 10th November 2019, 18:24
Replies: 10
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Posted By prince albert
thanks paul , prob good advise , the kingfisher...

thanks paul , prob good advise , the kingfisher has the full chassis , I was researching vw chassis online and saw the main tube , im very confused as to why the log book has no mention of the donor...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 9th November 2019, 22:01
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By prince albert
no its all interesting stuff , I will hopefully...

no its all interesting stuff , I will hopefully get a few opinions on this as it will save me going through the sva , I will still get it checked regardless just for peace of mind
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 9th November 2019, 21:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By prince albert
yeah it is very tempting just to transfer numbers...

yeah it is very tempting just to transfer numbers but there must be paperwork somewhere that says its a beetle chassis even if its not on logbook or car checker online , its a lot of investment to...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 9th November 2019, 21:27
Replies: 0
Views: 1,534
Posted By prince albert
bmw v12 ecu ?

HI guys
I have a BMW v12 5.4il mated to a un1 gearbox , I have the full loom and all ecus , is it worth me trying to reuse these or use a stand alone ecu , what cost am I looking at ?
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 9th November 2019, 21:18
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By prince albert
I was thinking how much of the original chassis...

I was thinking how much of the original chassis would I need to incorporate into my car as the beetle main chassis is just a long tube and that's got the numbers on it , the shells both have no...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 9th November 2019, 20:05
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By prince albert
kingfisher countess ?

I have a registered KINGFISHER countess with no engine and an unregistered part built countach replica on space frame chassis , kingfisher is dog ugly but registered as a " classic vehicle " , its...
Forum: General Build Chat 7th October 2019, 07:57
Replies: 2
Views: 1,925
Posted By prince albert
great thanks , mine maybe the correct size but...

great thanks , mine maybe the correct size but they cut in to my sides
Forum: General Build Chat 25th July 2019, 08:27
Replies: 2
Views: 1,925
Posted By prince albert
countach seats

hi all , finally got some countach seat shells but they seam very narrow , has anyone got a few width measurements just to see if they are close ? thanks
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 5th May 2019, 20:46
Replies: 0
Views: 868
Posted By prince albert
seats

hi all , looking for countach seats ????????????????


thanks
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 24th April 2019, 15:49
Replies: 2
Views: 2,276
Posted By prince albert
great thanks

great thanks
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 20th February 2019, 20:51
Replies: 2
Views: 2,276
Posted By prince albert
countach suspension

Hi , need help !!
what suspension to buy for countach replica , not sure of finished weight yet but around 1600kg / 3500lbs , and its one spring per hub not a twin rear setup
, thanks in advance
...
Forum: General Build Chat 9th September 2018, 14:15
Replies: 3
Views: 2,531
Posted By prince albert
Great thanks Neil will ask over there

Great thanks Neil will ask over there
Forum: General Build Chat 8th September 2018, 21:57
Replies: 3
Views: 2,531
Posted By prince albert
kva chassis / countach body

After much research it turns out that my countach chassis is a KVA gtd chassis, is this going to cause problems when trying to register?
plus it has no chassis numbers !
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 30th June 2018, 10:56
Replies: 0
Views: 1,022
Posted By prince albert
bmw v12 5.0

Hi , I have a bmw 850 5.0 v12 engine

LOW MILEAGE (70K) COMPLETE ENGINE AND GEARBOX , ECU'S AND LOOMS.

CAN BE SEEN STARTING AND RUNNING ON YOUTUBE, SEARCH FOR

Z - BMW V12...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 25th June 2018, 16:32
Replies: 47
Views: 13,061
Posted By prince albert
bulkhead moved and plated , also bought a 750il...

bulkhead moved and plated , also bought a 750il 5.4 so using that engine and the 5.0 v12 I was going to use is up for sale if anyone's interested ? has engine loom and done 70000 miles
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 16th May 2018, 20:31
Replies: 47
Views: 13,061
Posted By prince albert
donor car ?

everyone so far has said get a Granada for the donor car but a bmw 750 has come up which works perfect for parts and loom etc , is there any reason why I cant use the bm ?
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 14th May 2018, 14:32
Replies: 47
Views: 13,061
Posted By prince albert
tanks

thanks . like the idea of the side taks
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 14th May 2018, 11:42
Replies: 47
Views: 13,061
Posted By prince albert
ta

thanks ian , I have a modified rear set up witch leaves very little space for the "L shaped tanks" , don't really want fuel in front of me but also don't want more weight behind the back wheels ? mmm...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 13th May 2018, 12:19
Replies: 47
Views: 13,061
Posted By prince albert
also seen some ppl put the fuel tank in the front...

also seen some ppl put the fuel tank in the front rather then the rear , I have room above the gearbox , any reasons why these would be a bad idea ?
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 13th May 2018, 12:06
Replies: 47
Views: 13,061
Posted By prince albert
flywheel arrived from the states , had to modify...

flywheel arrived from the states , had to modify it a bit to accept clutch , made adaption plate to join bmw v12 to un1 gearbox and test fitted engine in chassis ..... now question...

do the drive...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 1st May 2018, 17:36
Replies: 47
Views: 13,061
Posted By prince albert
great ta , any idea if theirs a "standard " set...

great ta , any idea if theirs a "standard " set of radiators I can use for v12 of will I have to get them made ?
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 26th April 2018, 19:35
Replies: 47
Views: 13,061
Posted By prince albert
thanks anna but its just a page of apps ?

thanks anna but its just a page of apps ?
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 16th April 2018, 15:20
Replies: 47
Views: 13,061
Posted By prince albert
great thanks guys , one more thing , any idea if...

great thanks guys , one more thing , any idea if theirs a "standard " set of radiators I can use for v12 of will I have to get them made ?
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 15th April 2018, 08:43
Replies: 47
Views: 13,061
Posted By prince albert
ok so found a flywheel in the usa , about 500...

ok so found a flywheel in the usa , about 500 with pilot bearing delivered , local machine shop charging double that . so good find !

I heard there is a " VOSA " manual , like some sort of check...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 9th April 2018, 16:18
Replies: 47
Views: 13,061
Posted By prince albert
converting bmw v12 auto to manual , stripped...

converting bmw v12 auto to manual , stripped engine and removed gearbox today but I now need a manual fly wheel ? cant find one for love nor money , any ideas ?????????????????
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